*This is critical because as studies show, self-esteem affects engagement levels in all aspects of life from adolescence into adulthood. According to research, higher levels of self-esteem are associated with greater occupational success, social relationships, well-being, positive perceptions by peers, academic achievement, and improved coping skills)
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